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Journal-isms in the Media

Journal-isms in the Media

Richard’s column appears on, and he writes about diversity issues and the Internet for the Web site of Poynter Institute, the school for journalists in St. Petersburg, Fla.
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Journal-isms in the Media

Journal-isms in the Media

For 11 years, Richard Prince of The Maynard Institute has authored the three-times-a-week column, ‘Journal-isms,’ to show how journalism shapes, or is shaped by, diversity.
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CNN Camerawoman “Not Surprised” by Peanut-Throwing

Patricia Carroll said, ‘They see us doing things they don’t think I should do.’ (Credit: Facebook) “People Think We’ve Gone Further Than We Have” Patricia Carroll, the CNN camerawoman who was assaulted with peanuts and called an animal by two attendees at the Republican National Convention, told Journal-isms on Thursday that “I hate that it...

“What Are You Doing? Are You Out of Your Damned Mind?”

The Republican National Convention released a statement Tuesday saying, ‘Two attendees tonight exhibited deplorable behavior. Their conduct was inexcusable and unacceptable. This kind of behavior will not be tolerated.’ (Credit: National Museum of American History) Peanuts Hit Black Photographer at GOP Convention An African American camerawoman for CNN who suddenly found herself assailed by peanuts...

Departing Editor Wins Over Community Critic

Monday, August 27, 2012 At a 2010 forum, an animated Aaron Jackson, a community member, asks Buffalo News Editor Margaret Sullivan whether the newspaper explored the criminal backgrounds of suburban victims. (Video) Buffalo’s Sullivan to Be N.Y. Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan, the next public editor of the New York Times, wrote a farewell column...

So What Do You Do, Richard Prince, Columnist for the Maynard Institute?

Meet the man behind the popular “Journal-isms” column By Richard Horgan – August 22, 2012 Earlier this spring, veteran journalist Richard Prince marked the 40th anniversary of his landmark efforts against discriminatory practices at the Washington Post with a reunion of the so-called “Metro Seven.” The seven African-American “Metro” section reporters filed an Equal Employment...